I wanted to do this post because media other than books, especially television is a big part of my life. I do not have cable currently at my apartment, so I watch things online usually either streaming or just like finding it online. These are shows I am currently watching. I might be doing a finished and favorites post sometime. Let me know if you watch any of these or if you have any recommendations!
I started watching this show on Netflix. I love it. Kara Danvers—aka Supergirl—is my hero and like her outfits are my life goals. She dresses so on point in real life—not superlife. I mean not only is it great to have a female lead superhero but the show also highlights queer relationships. The writing is good, it is a mix of serious and light, and has just a twinge of humor and romance. Currently the show is on break and I can’t take it.
The 100 – The CW
Pronounced: the hundred. I love this show! Netflix has the first couple seasons. I will admit the first season is iffy and the acting is a little awkward, push through it. The end of the first season and onward just gets so good. Essentially, we bombed ourselves into radiated oblivion and the only survivors were on space stations. Forever later, the station is running out of air so they send a hundred “juvenile delinquents” who have been locked up to see if they can survive on Earth. Can you imagine a hundred kids free without adults? Also—for those of you that watch—Bellamy and Clark are my OTP.
I am sure if you follow me you might know I watch Game of Thrones, I have mentioned it before when talking about the books. I am so so ready for this show to come back. I don’t even feel like I need to explain what it’s about, you should all know and watch it. I literally suggest this to everyone. I mean romance, deception, kings, queens, plots, war, revenge., family. It has it all—warning though, definitely adult content.
Outlander – Starz
I am still behind a bit with this—I got two episodes into season two and just fell out of watching because I don’t have Starz. Also like I have no time. But this show makes me swoon. Claire gets thrown back in time—from post-WWII to 1700s Scottland. Brits and Scotts are warring. Her husband is back in her own time. She is a woman alone in a time when women lacked power. But in comes Jamie Fraiser. Heart eyes. This is another show I recommend to literally everyone—warning though, definitely adult content.
I just started The White Queen—about five episodes in—and plan starting The White Princess after. It is based off a couple of Philippa Gregory novels—you probably know her from The Other Boleyn Girl. This is pre-that, pre-Tudor. Staring in 1464, it follows King Edward IV as he fights for the throne . It is very Romeo and Juliet, with the warring houses of York and Lancaster—there is this huge period of warring for the crown known as the War of the Roses because the red and white rose were the houses sigils. But it all starts with Edward—a York—falling for and secretly marrying a Lancastrian country girl. It is true and such an incredible story. It focuses on and follows a group of women and they are all so smart and badass I can’t even.
Stranger Things – Netflix
My boyfriend and I recently watched the first season together. I was a little behind the bandwagon but am now addicted. I can’t wait for the next season. The ending was wow. Anyway it’s like an 80s supernatural, government conspiracy, crime type show. I loved the setting. Writing was superb. And the kids were like the best thing ever.
Another Netflix series I now miss because I binge watched. I never got into the books but I really enjoyed this. I don’t think I’m addicted or like super devoted but plan on watching the next season anyway. Need to figure out what happens. God there was such a twist, like the snow killed me with that.
LEAVE ANY RECS YOU HAVE IN THE COMMENTS, I’M ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW SHOWS!